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  1. My first build thread here! I've been working on the Revell reissue of the old Monogram RX-7. Revell have included parts for both the street car and the race car in one box. Monogram originally had them as separate kits. It's been a great kit, with hardly any flash, excellent fit, and decent detail. It looks and builds more like a modern kit than one that was first issued in the early '80s. The paint is Mazda Sunbeam Silver, custom mixed by Splash Paint, with Tamiya clear gloss lacquer. This was the first time I've used Splash Paint and I was impressed. I've since masked the body and rear wind
  2. This one took a bit longer than anticipated, but its completed at last! Old Tamiya kit, started as a box-stock build for a online contest, but didn’t get finished in time. Mid-build, as the box-stock requirement was lifted, some aftermarket decals and small additions like foil, etc were used to liven it up a bit. Yes, the lights work, and it does run! And a few on a base before it got sealed in the case and put on the shelf! And here is the link to WIP thread in case you missed it. Th
  3. Hi guys. This is my first Under Glass post. The build was a long one and it was a lot of fun. I learned a lot along the way and here she is in front of my recently completed garage facade.
  4. Evening gents. I'm coming back after my big DBS let down with a build heavy WIP, Tamiya's RX-7 R1. I've ditched the BLAH_BLAH_BLAH_BLAH stock turbos that where molded onto the oil pan, cut out the stock air box, battery, and intercooler for a custom setup. For one, I'm using a Hobby Design turbo to run a single turbo setup rather than the stock sequential setup. I pilfered an intercooler from my R-34 kit and a rear spoiler from my R-32 kit for a few more custom touches, as well as Aoshima 18 inch Gram Lights 57 Xtreme's instead of the stock wheels. Gram Lights: A few engine shots:
  5. Hey. I rarely post my projects on forums anymore but I figure I'd give it a shot for old times' sake. These are different versions of Aoshima's Mazda sports car kit. All three are painted with nail polish and cleared with Testors Wet-Look clear decanted and shot unthinned through my {Paasche H with a #3 tip @ 20psi. They will built as a part of a fictional club of street racers. The liveries will all have similarities and hopefully by posting this thread, it will motivate me to focus on finishing them. Thanks for looking. Antonio
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